Salary Report

Information Technology Job

Director of
Information Technology
Application Development

United States Location

Washington - Baltimore
DC - MD - VA - WV
USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Salary Average

$127,991

Experience Requirement

6 Years and 1 Month

Raise +1 Year

$1,591 at 1.24%

Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 6 Years & 1 Month: $127,991 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $108,841 & $147,140; and, 5% of Jobs top $174,699.

Number of Jobs :

Most Jobs are available closest to the Salary Average.

Fewer Jobs are available at Lower and Higher Salaries.

Salary End Points :

$15,080 = minimum wage annual salary in the USA.

$187,699 = annual salary for the highest paying IT Job in the USA at the Top 2.5% Experience and Top 2.5% Salary.

Top Salaries

Top Percentile of Job market Top Salary
2.5% $183,653
5% $174,699
10% $164,379
25% $147,140
33% $140,219
50% $127,991
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
÷
Number of all Jobs at 6 Years and 1 Month Experience.

Salary Range and Jobs

Percentage of Jobs within Salary Lows and Highs
Percent of Job Market Salary Range
Low Salary High Salary
10% $124,423 $131,558
25% $118,945 $137,037
33% $115,762 $140,219
50% $108,841 $147,140
67% $100,524 $155,458
95% $72,329 $183,653
Salary Average =

$127,991

Mid Point between each Low/High pair.

Percent of Job Market =

Number of Jobs with Salary between Low/High pair
÷
Number of all Jobs at 6 Years and 1 Month Experience.

= and

Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
5 Years and 1 Month $126,186 $1,804 at 1.43%
6 Years and 1 Month $127,991 $1,591 at 1.24%
7 Years and 1 Month $129,581 $1,422 at 1.10%

About Salary and Experience

Salary by Year :

Salary is lowest at entry level, increases rapidly with the first years of experience and approaches a ceiling as experience matures.

Salary and Experience Range :

Salary average rises with experience: $117,206 at the low experience of 1 Year and 8 Months; $127,991 at the average experience of 6 Years and 1 Month; and, $134,012 at the top experience of 10 Years and 7 Months.

Experience End Points :

0 = Entry Level.

11 Years and 1 Month = Top 2.5% Experience in the IT Job with the highest required experience in the USA.

Salary and Experience Range

95% of Jobs require Experience between the Low and Top
Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
Low 1 Year and 8 Months $117,206 $3,267 at 2.79%
Average 6 Years and 1 Month $127,991 $1,590 at 1.24%
Top 10 Years and 7 Months $134,012 $1,036 at 0.77%

Qualifications

Description

This position involves the management of the development of computer software for a commercial software business, a computer consulting firm or an information technology department of an organization with a focus on: planning and implementing an application development project from end user needs analysis through modeling, programming, testing and final deployment; directing and overseeing computer developers, engineers, administrators and/or support staff to complete project requirements; applying computer hardware and software knowledge, skills and experience to ensure product delivery; and, maintaining operational cost efficiency.

Skills

The qualifications of this information technology Job:
Director,
Chief Information Officer (CIO), Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Director of IT or Vice President of IT;
Software,
Application Development, Business Intelligence Development, Database Development, Information Technology Development, Software Development, Software Engineering or Web Development.

Characteristics

A+ Skills
Additional IT skills and US Cities requested in some job descriptions:
Graduate Degree,
25% of job descriptions,
Master of Science in Computer Engineering, Master of Science in Computer Science, Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, MA/MS in Information Technology, MA/MS in Information Science, Master of Arts Degree, Master of Science Degree or Ph.D.;
Java,
37% of job descriptions,
Enterprise Java Beans (EJB), Java, Java 2 Enterprise Edition (J2EE), Java 2 Platform Micro Edition (J2ME), JavaApplet, Java Database Call (JDBC), Java Messaging Service (JMS), Java Server Pages (JSP), Java Swing or Sun Certified Java Programmer;
Microsoft C#,
21% of job descriptions;
C++,
18% of job descriptions;
Web User Interface Design,
26% of job descriptions,
Adobe Actionscript, Adobe Flash, Microsoft Siverlight, AJAX, Javascript and/or HTML;
Mobile Computing,
8% of job descriptions;
Embedded,
6% of job descriptions;
Finance Industry,
15% of job descriptions,
Assett Management, Banking, Brokerage, Commodity Trading, Derivative Trading, Equity Trading, Financial, Insurance, Investment, Securities Trading, Stock Market or Wall Street
with
Business, Company, Corporation, Enterprise, Firm or Industry;
Financial Trading System,
3% of job descriptions,
Bloomberg, MarketData, Trading Application, Trading Platform, Trading Software, Trading Solution or Trading System;
Software Company,
5% of job descriptions,
Software
with
Business, Company, Corporation, Enterprise, Firm or Industry;
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-CT-PA,
23% of jobs;
San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose, CA,
13% of jobs.

Location

Washington - Baltimore, DC - MD - VA - WV:

Washington, D.C.,
District of Columbia, Anacostia, Georgetown and Washington DC;
Maryland,
Aberdeen, Adelphi, Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Anne Arundel, Arundel Village, Aspen Hill, Baltimore County, Baltimore, Beltsville, Berwyn Heights, Bethesda, Bladensburg, Bowie, Brighton, Brooklyn Park, Brunswick, Calvert County, Calvert, Calverton, Camp Springs, Capital Heights, Carney, Carroll County, Carroll, Charles County, Cheverly, Chevy Chase, Chillum, Clarksburg, Clinton, Colesville, College Park, Columbia, Coral Heights, Crofton, District Heights, Dundalk, Edgewood, Elk Ridge, Elkridge, Ellicot City, Emory Grove, Essex, Fairland, Forest Heights, Forestville, Fort Meade, Frederick County, Frederick, Gaithersburg, Germantown, Glassmanor, Glen Burnie, Glenarden, Glenn Dale, Greenbelt, Hagerstown, Halethorpe, Halfway, Hanover, Harford County, Harford, Havre de Grace, Hillcrest Heights, Howard County, Hunt Valley, Hyattsville, Joppatown, Kent Village, Kenwood, Kettering, Landover, Langley Park, Lanham, Lansdowne, Largo, Laural, Laurel, Lewisdale, Linthicum, Lochern, Lutherville, Lynne Acres, Manchester, Marley, Middle River, Montgomery County, Montgomery Village, Montpelier, New Carrolton, Oak View, Owings Mills, Oxon Hill, Palmer Park, Parkville, Perry Hall, Pikesville, Potomac, Prince Georges County, Prince Georges, Pumphry, Queen Anne's County, Randallstown, Randolph Hills, Reisterstown, Riverdale, Rockville, Savage, Seabrook, Seat Pleasant, Severn, Severna Park, Silver Spring, South Gate, St. Charles, Suitland, Takoma Park, Taneytown, Thurmont, Timonium, Towson, Upper Marlboro, Waldorf, Washington County, West Edmondale, Westminster, Wheaton, White Oak, Woodlawn and Woodmoor;
Virginia,
Alexandria, Annandale, Arlington County, Arlington, Ashburn, Baileys Crossroads, Burke, Centreville, Chantilly, Clarke County, Crystal City, Culpeper County, Culpeper, Dale City, Dulles Corridor, Dulles International Airport, Engleside, Fairfax County, Fairfax, Falls Church, Fauquier, Fort Belvoir, Franconia, Fredericksburg, Front Royal, Groveton, Herndon, Huntington, King George County, Kings Park, Kings Park West, Leesburg, Loudoun County, Loudoun, Manassas Park, Manassas, McLean, North Springfield, Northern Virginia, Oakton, Pimmit Hills, Prince William County, Reston, Rose Hill, Rosslyn, Spotsylvania County, Spotsylvania, Springfield, Stafford County, Stafford, Sterling, Tyson's Corner, Quantico, Vienna, Warren County, Warrenton, Watneswood, West Springfield and Woodbridge;
West Virginia,
Berkeley County, Charlestown, Harper's Ferry, Jefferson County, Martinsburg and Ranson.

These locations are all included in the Washington, DC metropolitan area as defined by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB).